Monthly Archives: March 2018

Gala 50/50 Raffle Tickets Are Still Available for Purchase; Last Chance to Win up to $15,000 in Prizes


Time is running out to be one of three lucky winners who will share up to $15,000 in the 2018 Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala 50/50 Raffle. The raffle is sponsored by the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, and will provide emergency funds for students with unforeseen financial needs.

Only 300 tickets will be sold at $100 each and are available now just in time for holiday gift giving. Three cash prizes will be awarded, including: $9,000, first prize; $4,500, second prize; and $1,500, third prize. Dollar amounts are based on all 300 tickets being sold. The winning tickets will be drawn at the March 28 Restaurant Gala at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. Winners do not need to be present to win. Continue reading

Heres’ the Scoop–March 16, 2018

Once nominated, the students will receive an invitation to interview with the L.E.A.D. Program Selection Committee. Selected students will have the opportunity to participate in leadership training and represent the college at various events throughout the year.

The L.E.A.D Committee will inform students of their nomination and check eligibility requirements.

The following is a list of eligibility requirements and qualities committee members will be looking for during the interview process:

  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Plan to return during the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Display leadership roles in the classroom and /or on campus
  •  Demonstrate evidence of  being a team player
  •  Show enthusiasm for helping others

Please email your nomination with the student’s full name and college ID number to Anita Polanco at by Friday, March 30, 2018.

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Atlantic Cape Community College to Host Open House on April 8

Atlantic Cape Community College will provide information for those looking to earn their degree, begin a new career or enhance job skills at an open house, 1-3 p.m., Sunday, April 8, in the new Student Center (Building G) of the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet college faculty and learn about degree and career-training programs, take a tour of the STEM building, and explore the Mays Landing Campus, as well as learn about the enrollment process and financial aid opportunities. Continue reading

Time Is Running Out to Buy Tickets for the March 28 ‘Culinary Magic’ Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala

Gala Cocktail.jpgTime is running out to purchase tickets for South Jersey’s premier food and beverage fundraising event. The 35th annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will take place on Wednesday, March 28, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.

The annual event celebrates food by highlighting hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and showcasing the specialties of 40 of the region’s best restaurants during a progressive dining experience. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape’s Art Gallery Features ‘Celebrate Atlantic Cape 2018!’ Exhibit March 16-April 28

painting of woman canoeingAtlantic Cape Community College’s art gallery will host “Celebrate Atlantic Cape 2018!,” an exhibit showcasing artwork by Atlantic Cape employees and participants in the Continuing Education Studio Arts workshops, March 16-Apil 28.

There will be a closing reception 1-3 p.m., Saturday, April 28. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

The gallery is located inside the William Spangler Library, D Building, at Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Gallery hours are: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday; and 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday.

The gallery will host monthly exhibits of a wide variety of works including drawings, paintings, printmaking, computer arts, ceramics, sculpture, photography, mixed media, 2-D design and crafts. Showcased artists will be students, faculty and local artisans.

For more information, contact Joyce Hagen, art gallery coordinator, at

Fall Registration Opens at the Academy of Culinary Arts

If you’ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, now is the time to register for fall 2018 classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College, ranked by Best Choice Schools as the No. 1 culinary school in New Jersey. Fall classes begin Aug. 27.

New culinary students should contact Judy DeSalvo at 609-343-5624 or to schedule a registration appointment. Registration hours are weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continue reading

In the News–March 9, 2018

newspaperThe Cape May Herald Newspaper posted here about the Feb. 27 Board of Trustees meeting.

The Press of Atlantic City posted here about the recent articulation agreement with the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University. posted here about the college offering an emergency medical responder program.

The Press of Atlantic City did a feature on Dr. Richard Perniciaro retiring from the college here.

The college offering Club 50 Plus workshops was posted here by Continue reading

Accomplishments–March 9, 2018

Academy of Culinary Arts Chef Educator Joseph Sheridan received the “Educator of the Year” Award from the Professional Chef’s Association of South Jersey on March 4. Academy students Briana Husak, James Knights and Emely Wapnik were scholarship recipients, and James Knights was also named Student Culinarian of the Year.

Here’s the Scoop–March 9, 2018

Jody S. Davis, senior adjunct instructor, ESL and Modern Languages Department, shared the following: 
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Above, Advanced ESL students Loredana Grigoruta and Yilang Liu made a formal appeal to their classmates for Monopoly cash donations to help Hope, a child whose parent needed a liver transplant. They designed a custom collection box and special bracelets to support their cause.

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Early Registration for Summer and Fall Sessions is Underway at Atlantic Cape

Early registration for summer and fall sessions at Atlantic Cape Community College began March 5 to help students plan and take advantage of the delayed payment option.

Normal registration hours are weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The first summer session is six weeks, May 21-June 28; the second session is eight weeks, June 25 – Aug. 18; and the third session is six-weeks, July 9 – Aug. 16. A full session meets May 21 – Aug. 16, and an accelerated session runs May 21 – June 7. Fall semester classes begin Sept. 4. Continue reading